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  • Fake LinkedIn profile gathering info for targeted attacks

    04.11.2013

    Social networks are great sources of information for cyber criminals and a great way to enter the potential victims’ circle of trust.

  • LinkedIn outage was due to DNS records misconfiguration

    21.06.2013

    The mystery of the LinkedIn outage has been revealed: Network Solutions, its DNS provider, has been battered by a DDoS attack and while defending itself, misconfigured the DNS records of some of its customers - including that of LinkedIn.

  • LinkedIn unveils optional 2-step verification

    04.06.2013

    "Professional" social networking website LinkedIn is the latest in a string of popular online services and communities that have introduced optional 2-step verification for their users.

  • Which companies help protect your data from the government?

    02.05.2013

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released its annual report on online service providers' practices when it comes to protecting users' privacy and data from government access, and it should not come as a total surprise that Verizon and MySpace are at the bottom of the list.

  • Fake LinkedIn notifications lead to phishing and malware

    11.01.2013

    LinkedIn users are once again targeted with a massive and widespread spam campaign that takes the form of a notification about a supposedly received message from a potential new connection: Unfortunately, the offered links - although legitimate-looking - take users to compromised sites that either ask them to share private and personal data, or serve them with a variety of malware that steals information and hijacks users’ address book to spam their contacts.




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More than a third of employees would sell company data

35 percent of employees would sell information on company patents, financial records and customer credit card details if the price was right. This illustrates the growing importance for organizations to deploy data loss prevention strategies.


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